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Economic Indicators
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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Economic momentum picked up in March in Rhode Island in spite of "weather-related distortions," positioning the state for better future performance, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. … more
Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school early. more
World Trade Day, edition No. 30, to be held May 20, gives us the opportunity to examine just what effects trade can have on the Ocean State. The event, produced by Bryant University's John H. Chafee Center for International Business, … more
The Federal Reserve's latest statement contained an unusual hint about their optimism for better economic growth this year. "Consumer sentiment remains high," the statement said, breaking from the usual drone about recent economic trends. … more
Companies added more workers in May than the prior month, a sign U.S. job growth is getting back on track after a slow start to the year, a private payrolls report showed. more
The U.S. trade deficit widened in March to the highest level in more than six years, fueled by a record surge in imports as commercial activity resumed at West Coast ports following a resolution to labor disputes. more
It’s the one chart that keeps Stan Humphries up at night. more
Consumer confidence rose last week to the highest level in almost two months as Americans reported brighter attitudes about the national economy, their personal finances and the buying climate. more
PROVIDENCE – Providence is the most debt-savvy city in the Ocean State, according to SmartAsset, which ranked 195 cities across the country. Overall, Providence's rating on the debt-savvy index measured 59.02, ranking it 49th nationally. … more
Almost one in four Americans said in December that the economy is getting better, helping give expectations a boost for a second month. more
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